Detectives investigate deadly stabbing in Porterville, deputies say


PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Detectives are investigating after a person was stabbed and killed in Porterville early Thursday morning, according to Tulare County sheriff officials.

Around 3:15 a.m., deputies responded to the area of Plano and River avenues after receiving reports of people screaming from the river bottom, saying someone was stabbed.

Upon arrival, deputies say they found a man dead. Detectives are currently on the scene investigating the incident as a homicide. This is the second stabbing in Portville over the past 24 hours.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218.

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